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9th IUCN UK Peatland Programme Conference – Peatlands: Investing in the Future

Tuesday 1st October
The Europa Hotel, Belfast
See website for details

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Comber Greenway Task Day

Saturday 5th October
Billy Neill crossing at 9am, Dundonald or on the greenway under North Road bridge at 9.30am, East Belfast
Free

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NILGA Changing Places: Planning, Place–shaping and Place–making in NI

Tuesday 8th October
Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen
£60

Northern Ireland Energy Forum 2019

Tuesday 8th October
La Mon, Belfast
See website for details

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Citigroup Environmental Expo

Thursday 10th October
Citigroup, Titanic Quarter, Belfast
Free

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Grass Roots AGM

Saturday 12th October
Newtownbreda Presbyterian Church Hall, Ormeau Road, Belfast
Free

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CEDaR Training Course – Woodlice

Saturday 19th October
Crawfordsburn Country Park
Free

Maintaining a Young Hedge

Sunday 20th October
Kilmacrew House near Banbridge
Free

The Future of Food Packaging

Monday 21st October
CAFRE Loughry Campus, Cookstown BT80 9AA
Free

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Inaugural QUB Sustainability Lecture

Wednesday 23rd October
Peter Froggatt Centre/0G/007, Queen’s University Belfast
Free

Water Framework Directive Stakeholder Conference 2019

Wednesday 23rd October
College of Agriculture Food & Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), Greenmount Campus, 45 Tirgracy Road, Antrim BT41 4PS
Free

CEDaR Training Course – Grassland Fungi

Thursday 24th October
Magilligan Field Centre

Enough is Enough – The Rise and Rise of Food Poverty

Friday 25th October
TBC, Belfast
Free

Scarecrow Festival

Saturday 26th October
Castleward
Normal Admission

Hidden Autumn Estate

Saturday 26th October
Crom
Adult £15

Spooky Springhill

Sunday 27th October
Springhill Moneymore
Normal Admission. NT Members and under 5’s free.

Valuing Nature Annual Conference 2019

Monday 28th October
Royal Society, London
Free

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QUB PERICLES project 27 August 2019

Queen’s University Belfast is highlighting Northern Ireland’s unique seascapes and historically rich coastlines in an international coastal and maritime heritage project that encompasses eight regions across six seas (via Queen’s University Belfast)

 

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Preserving and Sustainably Governing Cultural Heritage and Landscapes in European Coastal and Maritime Regions (PERICLES) is an EU–funded research and innovation project running until 2021.  The overall aim of the project is to develop a comprehensive framework to understand, preserve and make use of our maritime heritage for societal good. 

Europe–wide activities include the creation of a transnational stakeholder network and the publication of a handbook of tools for mapping, conserving and exploiting cultural heritage.  The team are also developing an online mapping portal for heritage data collection.  The portal will have many practical applications, including identifying heritage at risk, helping to integrate heritage into marine plans, and as a trigger for identifying different heritage narratives and values.

Locally, Queen’s University Belfast have begun case study work in Belfast Port where they hope to re–establish forgotten narratives of Belfast’s port heritage and preserve its shipyard identity among the communities it was founded on.

They are also currently investigating how cultural heritage and coastal and marine policies interact, and are conducting interviews with a diverse range of people, including policy makers, planners, heritage professionals and marine organisations.  These will contribute to recommendations for improved policy integration across Europe.

The PERICLES team at Queen’s University Belfast are looking to speak with anyone who has an interest in heritage and the policy system.  If you’re interested in participating in a half–hour interview for the policy study, or would like to know more about the case study work, please contact Laura Ferguson (L.Ferguson@qub.ac.uk).  For more information about the project visit the website www.pericles-heritage.eu.